According to New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram andDivision of Criminal Justice Director Gregory A. Paw, a Beechwoodman has been indicted for allegedly filing a fraudulent theft claimwith his auto insurance company.

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Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Greta Gooden Brown reported that PaulWilliams of Ocean County was charged with insurance fraud,attempted theft by deception, and tampering with public, all in thethird degree.

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According to the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, theindictment alleges that Williams falsely reported his 2001 HondaAccord stolen in June 2004. He then submitted a false auto theftclaim to Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.

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The car was later found in an apartment complex parking lot. Thespecial investigative unit at Liberty Mutual worked to reveal thefraud.

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Williams could face civil insurance fraud fines in addition to$25,000 in criminal fines and up to six and a half years inprison.

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Interested in more fraud news and in-depth articles? Head overto Claims' fraud channel for more information.

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